sports with jim hague


The man they call ‘Father A’
A tribute to Prep’s man behind the scenes, who retires next month
by Jim Hague
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have attended a St. Peter’s Prep sporting event over the last 40 years or so, chances are you’ve seen him. He’s the guy with the dark-rimmed bifocals, the one wearing the maroon windbreaker ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Road to recovery for former Memorial great Acosta
Hudson’s Salgado commits to URI; former local grid greats Gray, Simmons out at Rutgers
by Jim Hague
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been a two-year odyssey toward recovery for former Memorial High School baseball standout Steven Acosta . Acosta signed a national letter of intent to attend Stony Brook and play baseball ther...
EXTRA INNINGS
Jersey City’s Ward signs pro contract with Birmingham/Bloomfield Beavers of USPBL
by Jim Hague
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Major League Baseball free agent amateur draft was held in June, Jersey City native T.J. Ward didn’t hear his name called. At that point, the former two-time Hudson Reporter Player of the ...

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Ask the Ump!
by Mike Lynch
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
BENCH CONDUCT QUESTION : In high school, baseball and softball, during warm-ups in the half-inning, the substitute players on the defense are running down the left field line in foul territory. Is ...
SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
"On the Rocks" has garnered their 5th consecutive championship in the Bayonne Department of Parks and Recreation Senior Women's division. The ladies of OTR took two out of three games versus "Diamo...
WITH A WORLD CHAMPION
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Maya Barnes left and Milani Bethel are greeted by World Champion Baltimore Oriole, Boog Powell on the program’s annual trip to Camden Yards following their trip to the Nationals and Road race in Ca...
STATEN ISLAND YANKEES FIELD TRIP
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Housing Authority summer camp took a field trip to Richmond County Ballpark to watch the Staten Island Yankees play the West Virginia Black Bears. The campers were able to watch the Yan...
Izquierdo flirts with no-hitter as MJ Desmond’s captures Cal Ripken Prep League Title
Aug 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
After finishing as the number one seed in the regular season MJ Desmond’s had a chance to put the finishing touches on their season by playing Hudacko’s Pharmacy in the championship. Well, thanks t...
Playoff results at A Better Life Basketball
Aug 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
What a great elimination round for the last two weeks. The headlines should be no three-peat this year. The Hornets upset the defending champion, OKC, by two points. It was a back and forth affair....
QUALIFIED
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The St. Dominic Academy Track & Field program qualified for the New Jersey State Meet of Champions. The 1,600 Meter Relay team is pictured with the greatest middle distance runner in American histo...
The Division of Recreation is holding registration for the Youth Co-Ed Flag Football League!
Aug 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The League is open to boys and girls in grades Kindergarten through 8th. All participants must be Bayonne residents. The fee for the Youth Flag Football League is $25 per player (includes game jers...
ASK THE UMP!
by Mike Lynch
Aug 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
BATTER’S BOX RULE QUESTION : In high school baseball, following a pitch, the catcher returns the ball to the pitcher. Is there a time limit (20, 15, or 10 seconds) for the batter to be ready in the...
LIGHTING THE TORCH
Aug 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Special Olympics recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. A big part of opening ceremonies is the lighting of the torch. The torch is brought in by law enforcement personnel whom have r...